Glossy coats for tannery

    How Can I Get Glossy Coats for Tannery?

If you are working within the leather industry, then one of the things that you may have noticed is that in some cases, glossy coats for leather are actually quite popular. However, if you are new to the industry especially, then you may well be wondering how you can achieve glossy coats for tannery purposes. The good news is that there are actually a range of ways that you can do this. Fortunately, we have the perfect solution for you, with our range of products that will help you to achieve the perfect glossy coat.

    How Do I Choose the Right Product?

Choosing the right product to apply a glossy coat is very important indeed. The last thing that you want to do is to apply a coat that is not suitable for the type of leather that you are using. It is important that you consider all of your options carefully so that you can make sure that you have the right product for you. First of all, take a look at the type of leather that you are using. This will give you a much better idea of the type of product that you should be using to apply your glossy coat.

To get yourself started, the best thing that you can do is to take a look at the different options that we have available right now which will allow you to obtain that perfect glossy finish. As you will see from our product pages, we have plenty of options available to our customers. If you have any questions about any of the gloss products that we have available at the moment, then the best thing to do is to talk to one of our team. They are more than happy to give you helpful, friendly advice on choosing the right product for you.

Fillers for leather finishing industry

How to Choose the Best Fillers for Leather Industry

If you are a part of the leather finishing industry, then you are no doubt eager to learn about all of the different products that can be used to enhance and protect leather goods. The good news is that there are thousands of different products available. One of the first types of product that you should think about looking into is fillers for leather finishing industry. There are so many different types, each offering something different as an end result. In order to choose the right one to use, you first need to decide on the end result that you wish to achieve.

What End Result are you Looking for?

First of all, if you take a look at the different fillers that we have available to our customers, then you will notice that there are a lot of different types. Each of these offer a different effect. So, firstly, it is important to think about the look that you want to achieve. Are you hoping for a glossy finish? Perhaps matte is more your ideal end result? Whatever it is that you are looking for, you will be able to achieve it simply by choosing the right filler as a base coat.

Where Can I Find More Information?

If you are interested in using fillers for tanning, then the first place that you should be looking is on our product pages. Here you will see that there are many different options for you to learn more about. By checking through each one of these products, you will be able to get a better idea of which one will meet your needs the best. If you have found a product that sounds right for you, but you would like to learn more information, then the next thing to do is to contact us where we will be more than happy to provide all of the information that you need.

NMP-free resins for clothing

Which NMP-free Resins for Clothing Do We Offer?

Here at Veco, we know just how important it is to keep your leather in perfect condition. It is because of this that we are on the market from over forty years to make sure that the products that you offer are of the highest quality. If you come to our website before, then one of the types of products that you may have found of interest are our NMP-free resins for clothing. If you already took a look then you will be already aware that we have many different types of resins to offer.

What Are the Benefits of These Types of Resins for Clothing?

One of the great things about our NMP-free resins is that they offer so many different benefits. First of all, there is the fact that your leather clothing will be much easier to care for. As well as this, the resins themselves offer a much easier application than some of the other options that are available at the moment. NMP free resins offer far better flex resistance than some of the other options, as well as offering more comfort when the clothing is being worn. These are just some of many, many advantages that come with using these types of resins for clothing.

Which NMP-Free Resins Do We Offer?

Here at Veco we know that what is suitable for one item of clothing may not be suitable for the other. This is why we have made sure that we have various options available to our customers. One of the resins that you may be interested in is the VECOSOL BINDER U 3030. This NMP-free resin is perfect for leather clothing, boasting a slippery, natural feel. If you want something that will offer elegance, then this is definitely the right product to help you take care of your leather clothing.

Matt coats for leather

Why Should I Use Matt Coats for Leather?

If you have seen the products that we have to offer on our website for your leather articles, then one thing that you might be interested in is applying a top coat to your product, whether this be clothing, shoe leather, upholstery or leather goods. The great thing about leather is that you can choose to add whatever top coat you like. One thing that many people are interested in learning more about is matt coats for leather. If you are thinking about buying one of these to add a matt finish to your product, then it is important that you learn about the benefits.

   What are the Benefits of Adding a Matt Coat?

What many people may not realize is that there are actually a number of benefits that come with adding a matt coat to leather. First of all, it will leave no shine behind. If you have a leather item that was matt in appearance when you purchased it, then the last thing that you want is for it to start getting shiny. By using a matt coat, you can eradicate this problem. Another good thing about using a matt coat is that it can actually clean and revitalize the leather itself. If you have leather goods, then the last thing that you want is for them to become dirty and dry.

  Which Matt Products Do We Offer?

We have a number of matt coats on offer to our customers. One of them that you may be interested in is the VECOSOL APPRETTO 1167. This is a polyurethanic anionic compound which adds a natural matt appearance to your leather and a gummy touch. The great thing about this product is that it can actually be modified by using other products from the range, so you can get the exact appearance that you want.

Leather Finishing Chemicals

The different leather products you see around you have been perfected to a smooth finish by people in the tanning and chemical industry. Leather finishing chemicals contribute towards making the final product a sturdy, durable product. One such company which deals with different leather products and uses chemicals during the manufacturing of leather is Veco. Their leather finishing binders are divided into three categories, namely:

  1. Acrylic Resins
  2. Polyurethane Resins
  3. Polyurethane Resins without NMP

Acrylic Resins

The one defining factor for these resins (applicable to all 3 categories as stated above) is that, according to Veco, they are “resins in aqueous dispersion”. There are two types of Acrylic Resins: Vecosol Binder A (311, 490 & 900) and Vecosol Impregnante. The distinctive feature about the Vecosol binders is that they are resistant to water. The Vecosol Binder A490 should be used when the intent is to get a finish that looks natural and has a soft touch. The A900 can be improved by using proper curing, thereby strengthening the features of the product. The Vecosol Impregnante L1490, according to Veco, is an “impregnating resin capable of give high grain firmness in any type of skin.”

    Resins Polyurethane &  Resins Without NMP

The resins polyurethane category has 4 Vecosol binders: U315, 412, 516 and 607. The U315 binder is especially used for clothing leathers. It is renowned for its softness and superior adhesion. The U412 and 607 have superior flexibility properties. The U516 showcases its excellent printability as a main feature.

The main difference between the Resins Polyurethane and Resins without NMP is that the latter does not have N-metilpirolidone. The Vecosol binders without NMP have the following main features:

  1. Resistant to water
  2. Excellent adhesive properties
  3. Good coverage

A little chemical goes a long way in making your favourite leather product!

What Can Solvent Based Pigments Be Used for?

If you take a look at our website, then you will notice that we have plenty of different products available to our customers. One of the product lines that may well catch your attention is our solvent based pigments. The great thing about this product is that it has so many uses. It is very versatile and can be hugely beneficial for those who wish to use it. Of course, before you decide to go ahead and buy it, you might want to find out more information about it.

What can I use solvent based pigments for?

As mentioned above, this is a very versatile product that can be used for a number of different things. If you want to add a finish to your leather goods, then this can be done by using it as a shiny lacquer. It can also be used for final tone correction, matt lacquers for finishing, lacquers for leather clothing, coloured effects, and also a coat or top coat for varnished leathers. As you can see, that is quite the list of uses.

What else do I need to know?

One of the best things about this product is that it is available in a number of different colours. This means that you are able to completely customize your finished product. You can pick the exact tone that you want, allowing you to create the end result that you want. If this sounds like a product that you are interested in, then the best thing to do is to contact us today. We have catalogues available to send to our customers, as well as a team of experts who are on hand ready to answer any questions that you have about the products that we have to offer.

What Are Oily Auxiliaries for Footwear?

What Are Oily Auxiliaries for Footwear?

If you are the owner of a pair of leather shoes, then you will know as well as we do that they are expensive. Because of this, it is understandable that you will want to make sure that they last as long as possible. Fortunately, there are a range of products available on the market at the moment that will help you to achieve this. If you are interested, then you will be happy to learn that here at Veco, we have a range of oily auxiliaries for footwear available.

What Can An Oily Auxiliaries Do for My Shoes?

What many people may not know is that oily auxiliaries actually have a range of benefits when used on footwear. One of the main things that applying an oily auxiliary can do is to improve the softness of the leather. This is great if you want to make sure that the leather remains flexible and lasts you a long time. However, if you have taken a look online then you will have seen that there are a lot of different products to choose from.

  Choosing your Oily Auxiliary

If you are going to be using an oily auxiliary on your leather shoes, then it is first important to make sure that you are choosing a product that is suitable for use on the type of leather that has been used to make your shoes. The last thing that you want to do is to cause any damage to your shoes, especially if they are made with a high quality leather. If you would like some advice on what the best product for you is, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today for more information. One of our members of staff will be more than happy to help.

What are the Benefits of Using Binders for Impregnation?

If you are thinking about buying any of our products here at Veco, then one of the things that you may be wondering is how they can be of benefit to you. One of our products that may be of interest to you is our binders for impregnation. However, before you make a decision one our products, it is understandable that you would want to learn about the benefits.

What Benefits do Binders for Impregnation Have to Offer?

The main job of this product is to stiffen the leather. The good thing about this is that not only does it make your leather item more durable and likely to last longer, it also offers some extra protection to the leather itself. This means that you can rest assured knowing that your leather goods are going to last you a long time, and will not be able to tear or rip easily.

Which Products Do We Offer?

VECOSOL IMPREGNANTE L 1490 is one of the main impregnation products that we have to offer at the moment. This acrylic based resin offers to stiffen the leather meaning that it will be far more durable. It is suitable for use on leather of any thickness and penetrates the material very quickly. If you want a product that is going to work for you in a timely manner, then this is definitely it. If you wish to increase the speed that it takes for this product to penetrate the material, then we have penetration products available as well which will certainly speed up the process. As you can see, there are many benefits on offer if you chose to use an impregnation product. If you would like to find out more about the products that we have to offer you, then head over to our website to get more information.

How Can I Protect My Leather Clothing?

If you have arrived at our blog, then you are no doubt the proud owner of a piece or pieces of leather clothing. One thing that worries many owners is how they can protect their clothing. Obviously, here at Veco, we know how expensive genuine leather is, and we know just how important it is to promote longevity. The good news is that we offer several products that aim to protect your leather clothing. One of the things that you may be interested to find out more about is our nitro emulsions for clothing.

What are the Benefits of Nitro Emulsions for Clothing?

You will no doubt be very happy to learn that there are actually various benefits that come with using nitro emulsions for clothing. First of all, there is the fact that by applying them to your leather goods, you are actually able to ensure that your leather goods are adaptable to physical factors, as well as environmental, whilst also ensuring that your clothing is resistant to abrasions. By applying this product, you are able to vastly extend the life of your leather clothing.

What Options Do I Have?

The great news is that here at Veco, we have a range of different nitro emulsions to choose from. First of all, you can choose the finish that you would like for your clothing. Whether that be glossy, matte, or anything in between, we will have the right emulsion for you. The best thing to do is to take a look through the various nitro emulsions that we currently have available and see which ones best meet your needs. If you have any more questions about our nitro emulsions, then please get in touch with us today where one of our friendly staff members will be more than happy to assist you.

Leather Filler Compound

When we look at a beautiful finished product, we appreciate the final masterpiece presented to us. Do we think about the work that goes into making the masterpiece you see in front of you? Well, let’s introduce you with the work that goes into leather and associated products using leather filler compounds as part of the package. Veco, a company specialized in leather finishing products, has been in the tanning industry for over forty years and knows a thing or ten about leather. They offer leather filler compound products in two categories 1) Vecoplast and 2) Vecosol.

Vecoplast Products

These leather finishing fillers have three types namely:

  1. Vecoplast AM
  2. Vecoplast M
  3. Vecoplast RO

These filler compounds above all share one thing in common: they are auxiliary filling matting compounds. The difference comes in how each individual type of filling compound works. The Vecoplast AM boasts of a leather finishing that is smooth, full and has excellent adhesive properties. The Vecoplast M on the other hand is used for the “finishing of buffed skins or crusts” (according to Veco). One startling quality about this filler type is that it gives leather an outstanding resistance to abrasion. The Vecoplast RO decreases the tackiness of the final product, and to Veco’s own telling, “increases the fullness of embossing.”

  Vecosol FR/AN

The Vecosol FR/AN is a plastering compound that chisels the edges of misaligned skins and gives them a straighter, equally-aligned surface. This plastering compound should be heated at temperatures of between 120˚ and 130˚ to give the finish a fuller appearance, making it ready for the next coating to be made on this surface.

Without a doubt, learning a thing or two about what goes into the final finishing leather product, you will appreciate it more and never look at it the same way again!